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American History Stories, Volume III by  Mara L. Pratt

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American History Stories, Volume III
by Mara L. Pratt
Anecdotes from the time Washington became president through the War of 1812, the rise of Andrew Jackson, and the sectional differences leading to the Civil War. Numerous black and white illustrations complement the text.  Ages 8-12
165 pages $11.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter

The Nation
The First President
Washington's Administration
Washington's Thought for Others
The Whiskey Insurrection
Washington as a Fighter
Washington's Aids
John Adams' Administration
Administration of Thomas Jefferson
Jefferson and Randolph
Jefferson's Fiddle
The Administration of James Madison
Dolly Madison
The War of 1812
Hull's Surrender of Detroit
The American Army of Two
The Constitution and the Guerriere
Old Ironsides
The Wasp and the Frolic
The Lost War Sloop
"Don't Give Up the Ship"
The Friendly Foes
A Young Hero
A Lucky Shot
An Adventure of the Ship President
A Story of Sackett's Harbor
A Story of Stonington
Commodore Perry
"Remember the River Raisin"
Our Capital Taken by the English
The End of the War
The Era of Good Feeling
Evils of Early Rising
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson's Nickname
Jackson's Obstinacy
General Jackson's Portrait
Calhoun at Home
The Home of Webster
Daniel Webster's Fishing
Van Buren
"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too"
A Small Tail Movement
James K. Polk
The Angels of Buena Vista
The Martyr of Monterey
Zachary Taylor
The Abolitionists
The Fugitive Slave Law
John Brown
Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!

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